Bachelor of Science, Davidson College, 1932. Bachelor of Divinity, University of South, 1935. Doctor of Divinity, University of South, 1952.
Master of Divinity, University of South, 1965. Postgraduate, Oxford University, England, 1968. Postgraduate, St. Andrews University, 1970.
Ordained to ministry, Episcopal Church, 1935; rector, St. Paul's Church, Kingsport, Tennessee, 1937-1940; rector, Church of Advent, Spartanburg, South Carolina., 1940-1944; rector, Christ Church, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1944-1946; rector, St. Andrew's Church, Maryville, Tennessee, 1946-1947; rector, St. Johns Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1947-1956; editor, Episcopal Churchnews, 1956-1957; dean, St. John's Cathedral, Denver, 1957-1962; rector, Christ Church, Winnetka, Illinois, 1962-1978; now free lance writer president, National Academy Families, New York City, 1978-1984. Instructor Maryville (Tennessee) College, 1945-1946, Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, 1964-1966. President Denver Council Churches, 1960-1961.
Chairman Mayor's Commission on Human Relations, Denver, 1960-1962. Board directors Episcopalian magazine, 1957-1984. Member selection committee Rockefeller Fund for Theological Education, 1968-1976.
Member Phi Gamma Delta. Clubs: Indian Hill (Winnetka). Glenview Golf; University (Chicago).
Mission Valley (Nokomis, Florida).
Married Jean Emert, July 10, 1940. Children: Anne (Mistress John Tuohy), Jean (Mistress Dennis Scully).